LINE UPS: Pool make one change for crunch play-off clash

Gary Bowyer has opted to name one change from the side that beat Stevenage 2-0 last weekend as the Seasiders prepare to face fellow promotion hopefuls Luton Town.

Saturday, 17th December 2016, 1:40 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th December 2016, 1:14 pm
Defender Kelvin Mellor misses out through illness

It means Eddie Nolan comes in to replace Kelvin Mellor at right back, who is missing from the squad through illness.

Last week's goalscorers, Bright Osayi-Samuel and Mark Cullen, remain on the bench. Long-term absentee Jack Redshaw, meanwhile, is also named among the substitutes.

The Hatters, meanwhile, have made three changes from the side that drew 1-1 with Carlisle last time out at Kenilworth Road.

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Luton come into the game sitting fifth in the League Two but Blackpool, who are seventh, can overtake them with a win.

Luton have sold 841 tickets for the game but are hoping fans paying on the day will take the away crowd above the 1,000 mark.

Blackpool: Slocombe, Nolan, Aldred, Robertson, Taylor, Philliskirk, Pugh, Payne, Potts, Vassell, Matt

Subs: Lyness, Aimson, McAlister, Osayi-Samuel, Redshaw, Cullen, Gnanduillet

Luton: Walton, O'Donnell, Mullins, Cuthbert, Justin, Rea, McGeehan, Gilliead, Lee, Marriott, Hylton

Subs: Smith, Cook, Mpanzu, Vassell, Senior, McQuiod, King

Referee: Peter Bankes